Repressive measures against the Helsinki groups — Moscow: 1977-1978 (48.2)

In November 1977 nine months had passed since the day that Alexander Ginzburg and Yury Orlov were arrested; December 1977 marked nine months since the arrest of Anatoly Shcharansky (CCE 44.2). For all three men, therefore, the maximum period of detention in custody during the investigation of a case had ended (see Article 97 of … Continue reading Repressive measures against the Helsinki groups — Moscow: 1977-1978 (48.2)

An appeal to Budapest conference of Communist and Workers’ Parties, April 1968 (1.4)

No 1 : 30 April 1968 On 24 February 1968, an appeal was sent to the Budapest conference of Communist and Workers' Parties, the full text of which we quote here: TO THE PRESIDIUM OF THE CONSULTATIVE CONFERENCE OF COMMUNIST PARTIES IN BUDAPEST A series of political trials have been conducted in our country in … Continue reading An appeal to Budapest conference of Communist and Workers’ Parties, April 1968 (1.4)

Protests about the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial, December 1967 to March 1968 (1.2)

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The Moscow trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a widespread response among the Soviet public. The first of these was an appeal, written while the trial was still in progress by Larissa Bogoraz and Pavel Litvinov, and addressed "To World Public Opinion". it described the … Continue reading Protests about the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial, December 1967 to March 1968 (1.2)